Dating and texting advice
Instead, let the dialogue flow and develop on its own rather than playing 20 questions. While you may have a lot to say, it’s important to remember that texts are most effective when they’re short and sweet.
While your instinct may be to keep asking questions in order to sustain a conversation, this person can feel like you’re grilling him or her, and your discussion becomes an uncomfortable and unwanted interrogation.
They tend to be more indirect, careful, and strategic. When I’ve given them exercises that require writing to each other, this difference is so evident.
Just counting the lines is enough to underscore how many words it takes a man to say what he wants and how many more it takes the woman.
While you should feel free to express your true thoughts, complaining about the weather, talking smack about your roommate and/or ripping on your colleague’s incorrect work is the incorrect texting approach.
Remember, upbeat and positive texts often yield positive relationship results. While you may want your love interest to respond to you right away, it’s important to be respectful of their time when you send off a barrage of texts.